(1993 - 1997): BA 1997 Summa Cum Laude and
Phi Beta Kappa,
triple-major in Astronomy, Computer Science, and
Cultural Criticism, Evolution & Design. Senior honors thesis
"The View of Planet Earth: On the Contribution of the Image of Earth from
Space to the Development of a Cultural Worldview Informed by Science".
US Patent 9,391,676 Network audio distribution system and method
US Patent 9,275,137 Land mobile radio scanning with network served audio
US Patent 9,154,115 Channel monitoring with plural frequency agile receivers
US Patent 9,100,272 Network audio feed source terminal and method
US Patent 9,048,818 Channel monitoring with plural frequency agile receivers
US Patent 9,020,469 Network audio distribution system and method
US Patent 8,898,329 Network audio distribution system and method
US Patent 8,856,267 Network audio directory server and method
US Patent 8,849,225 Channel monitoring with plural frequency agile receivers
US Patent 8,429,287 Network audio distribution system and method
US Patent 8,125,988 Network audio terminal and method
US Patent 7,925,167 Satellite downlink via patterns of uncollimated light
US Patent 7,836,183 Internet audio scanner and method
US Patent 7,548,735 Signal detecting frequency counter
US Patent 7,282,721 Method and apparatus for tuning ion implanters
US Patent 7,190,937 Method for determining the frequency of a radio signal and monitoring communications with a radio receiver
US Patent 7,046,964 Method and apparatus for determining the frequency of a radio signal during periods of stability and monitoring communications with a radio receiver
US Patent 7,006,797 Coherence frequency determining system and associated radio apparatus
US Patent 6,944,248 Data rate calibration for asynchronous serial communications
US Patent 6,519,472 Trunked Radio Monitoring System
US Patent 5,956,648 Trunked Radio Monitoring System
Other patents pending.
BLUEBROOK ASSOCIATES (1998-present): President of software development and consulting business. Primary activities include algorithm development, embedded systems programming, client/server programming, and documentation for patent applications. Invented and implemented new methods for tuning high-energy particle beams for Varian Semiconductor, designed the system architecture for the Rangecast communications system, and developed PIC-based radio accessories for Scanner Master Corp. and other projects.
G-TRACKER TECHNOLOGIES (1996-present): Partner responsible for software development in business that develops enhancements to radio communications receivers. Technology licensed to Uniden, and available in Bearcat and Radio Shack products. Work described in Popular Communications feature article "Conquering EDACS: The Official Behind-The-Scenes Story" (Dec 2000).
AMHERST COLLEGE (1993-1997): Various positions, including summer and work-study programs at the Mead Art Museum and Frost Library, student coordinator of a college residence, news director of college radio station WAMH-FM, and associate editor for 1997 yearbook.
FREELANCE JOURNALIST (1990-1993): From press facilities at NASA KSC and the Cape Canaveral AFS. Broadcast live launch commentary on commercial radio station WHKR-FM for all space shuttle and unmanned rocket launches during this period; published space-related photographs in Astronomy, Popular Mechanics, Ad Astra, Odyssey, Shutterbug, and Via Satellite magazines; and published space-related articles in Astronomy and Odyssey magazines.
(1986-1988): At age 14-16, analyzed FCC regulations and designed
petition to FCC resulting in upgrade of broadcast power from 3 kW to 100 kW,
increasing value of Melbourne FL station by three million dollars.
ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY (2007-present): Maintain a 'Photo of the Day' website
GREEN LINE EXTENSION DESIGN WORKING GROUP (2010-2016): Member of a Massachusetts Department of Transportation committee providing community input on the design and construction of the Green Line light rail extension into Somerville and Medford.
TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (2010-2011): Member of an independent body to verify and observe reform of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
MBTA RIDER OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (2007-2010): Public member of a committee reviewing performance of the Boston public transit system (MBTA), working with MBTA managers and providing recommendations to the General Manager. Former co-chair of the Finance subcommittee.
MARS GRAVITY BIOSATELLITE
(2001-2005): Advisor to three-university group designing a
biosatellite for scientific research, with a main focus on
orbital mechanics for the Guidance, Navigation & Control team.
Myers-Briggs personality type
E-mail: tssullivan (at) bluebrook (d.o.t) com
TEL: (617) 388-5178